Fallou Njie

Fallou Njie (born 5 January 1999) is a Gambian football player. He plays in Italy for Genoa.

Fallou Njie
Personal information
Date of birth (1999-01-05) 5 January 1999 (age 22)
Place of birth Banjul, The Gambia
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Position(s) Defender
Club information
Current team
Youth career
2019 Genoa
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2017–2018 Chieri 9 (1)
2018– Genoa 0 (0)
2018–2019Arezzo (loan) 0 (0)
2019–2020Avellino (loan) 5 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 1 March 2020

Club career

He started his senior career in Italy on 7 December 2017, signing with Serie D club Chieri.[1]

In the summer of 2018, he signed with Serie A club Genoa and was loaned to Arezzo in Serie C. He returned to Genoa in January 2019 without making any appearances for Arezzo and played for Genoa's Under-19 squad for the remainder of the season.[2]

On 9 August 2019, he joined another Serie C club Avellino on a season-long loan.[3] He made his professional Serie C debut for Avellino on 6 October 2019 in a game against Rende. He started the game and was substituted at half-time.[4]


  1. "DUE MOVIMENTI IN CASA DEGLI AZZURRI, ARRIVA NJIE E SALUTA BECCHIO" (Press release) (in Italian). Chieri. 7 December 2017.
  2. Fallou Njie at TuttoCalciatori.net (in Italian)
  3. "INGAGGIATI I GIOVANI DIFENSORI NJIE E PETRUCCI" (Press release) (in Italian). Avellino. 9 August 2019.
  4. "Avellino v Rende game report". Soccerway. 6 October 2019.